Blog posts tagged “sports-medicine:”

The Danger of RBIs in baseball and softball: Why we need to protect young athletes

As care providers, we’re seeing an increase in young athletes with repetitive stress injuries. Twelve and 13 year-old players are injuring the tissue near the ends of their bones known as growth plates. Sometimes they are tearing the tissue that surrounds their shoulder sockets.

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Hip, Hip, Hooray for Safety

Cheerleading – like any sport – is great. The chance for children and teens to work together with teammates and to get regular exercise with practices and games or performances is very beneficial to their overall health. But, like any sport, cheerleading requires attention to prevent injuries. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare for practice.

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